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Beehner

March 6

VIVA LA DIVA'S
The Area's Premiere Drag Shows!


The Speakeasy is proud to present the hottest drag show in the area featuring award winning performers from across the Midwest! Performers will include award winners Dementia Jaide, Jamie Summers,and the reigning "Miss United States Icon" Dena Cass! Other award winning performers will also be joining the show! The shows always include beautiful costumes and lots of great music! This is a great girls night out!!

Tickets are $10 per person
Doors open at 7:30 and the show begins at 8:00.





Beehner

March 7

The Burlesque Box Presents
BURLESQUE INVASION


The Burlesque Box from Chicago is pleased to present the first ever Burlesque Invasion at The Speakeasy! The Invasion will feature some of the top burlesque performers from across the country! Performers will be coming from New York City, Chicago, Des Moines and the Quad Cities very own Bottom's Up Quad City Burlesque! This will be an unforgettable evening of top burlesque performers and few suprises along the way! Performers are subject to change.

Tickets are $25 per person in advance and $30 at the door.
Doors open at 7:30 and the show begins at 8:00.

THIS SHOW IS SOLD OUT





Beehner

March 13

THE MANNY LOPEZ BIG BAND


Quad City favorite Manny Lopez and his wonderful 13 piece big band will be performing all your favorites from such legendary artists as Glenn Miller, Duke Ellington, Count Basie, Henry Mancini, and Stan Kenton, just to name a few! This wonderful band includes many musicians from the Quad City area in addition to others from across the Midwest! Come enjoy two hours of the greatest hits from the big band era!

Tickets are $13 per person in advance and $16 at the door.

Doors open at 5:00
Music begins at 6:00





Beehner

March 19

THE SPEAKEASY TRIVIA NIGHT
Presented By
MISTER TRIVIA


Test your trivia skills againt some of the best in the area at our monthly Trivia Night!! Mister Trivia is the Quad Cities premiere trivia event company. Mister Trivia always puts together a fun evening of trivia sure to test even the best trivia buffs! The winning team walks away with valuable prizes and bragging rights!

Cost is $10 per person and teams consist of 10 people. If you can't get 10 together come down for the fun and join another team!

Doors open at 5:00 and the trivia begins at 6:00. For any questions or to reserve your table contact mistertrivia@mchsi.com

Bar service is available.





Beehner

March 20

THE SPEAKEASY LAUGH HARD
Stand up Comedy Show


The Speakeasy Laugh Hard is the premiere stand up comedy show in the area! Comedians have come from as far as Des Moines, Omaha, Chicago, Cedar Rapids and Iowa City to perform in this show! The line up of comics is different for every show!

Tickets are only $3 per person
Doors open at 7:30 and the show begins at 8:00.




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Beehner

March 28

#SOBLESSED
Comedy Show


Join popular local stand up comedian Bobby Ray Bunch for this hilarious evening with some of the funniest comedians in the Midwest! Bobby has been producing hilarious stand up comedy shows in Iowa City for several years and now brings his talents to The Speakeasy! The show features Bobby in addition to local favorite Jim Petersen and show headliner Chris Schlichting. The #soblessed Comedy Show will be hosted by Andrew King.

Tickets are $10 in advance and $12 at the door.
Doors open at 7:00 and the show begins at 8:00.





Beehner

April 3

VIVA LA DIVA'S
The Area's Premiere Drag Shows!


The Speakeasy is proud to present the hottest drag show in the area featuring award winning performers from across the Midwest! Performers will include award winners Dementia Jaide, Jamie Summers,and the reigning "Miss United States Icon" Dena Cass! Other award winning performers will also be joining the show! The shows always include beautiful costumes and lots of great music! This is a great girls night out!!

Tickets are $10 per person
Doors open at 7:30 and the show begins at 8:00.





Beehner

April 4 & 11

ROCK CITY LIVE!
A Sketch Comedy Show


The Speakeasy in conjunction with My Verona Productions is pleased to bring this ALL NEW sketch show to the Quad Cities! Loud, raucous, wild and untamed, "Rock City Live" is sketch comedy like you've never seen on the local stage! Part live-action, part short films, part improvisation, part scripted, "Rock City" is like a "Saturday Night Live" for the Quad-Cities, featuring local entertainers from comics to musicians. It's sure to be an unpredictable, fun and rowdy good time!

Tickets are $10 in advance and $12 at the door.
Doors open at 7:00 and the show begins at 8:00.





Beehner

April 10

THE MANNY LOPEZ BIG BAND


Quad City favorite Manny Lopez and his wonderful 13 piece big band will be performing all your favorites from such legendary artists as Glenn Miller, Duke Ellington, Count Basie, Henry Mancini, and Stan Kenton, just to name a few! This wonderful band includes many musicians from the Quad City area in addition to others from across the Midwest! Come enjoy two hours of the greatest hits from the big band era!

Tickets are $13 per person in advance and $16 at the door.

Doors open at 5:00
Music begins at 6:00





Beehner

April 17-18

Bottom's Up Quad City Burlesque
Presents
FAIRY TALES


Bottoms Up Quad City Burlesque returns to the Circa 21 Speakeasy April 17, 18, 24, and 25 with their signature style of burlesque theater. Join your hosts Wayne Lyter and "The Ghost of Vaudeville" Joshua Kahn as they explore the dark and sexy side to the fables, tales, and legends you know and love. Bottoms Up Quad City Burlesque's Fairy Tales tells a story so large the only way to tell them all was to spread the more than twenty new routines across two weekends! That's right, opening weekend and closing weekend will each have unique burlesque performances! Don't miss this first ever dual show brought to you by Bottoms Up! We'll see you on the other side of the rabbit hole!

Tickets are $18 per person in advance and $20 at the door.

Doors open at 7:00 and show at 8:00





Beehner

April 24-25

Bottom's Up Quad City Burlesque
Presents
FAIRY TALES


***A different show from week one** Bottoms Up Quad City Burlesque returns to the Circa 21 Speakeasy April 17, 18, 24, and 25 with their signature style of burlesque theater. Join your hosts Wayne Lyter and "The Ghost of Vaudeville" Joshua Kahn as they explore the dark and sexy side to the fables, tales, and legends you know and love. Bottoms Up Quad City Burlesque's Fairy Tales tells a story so large the only way to tell them all was to spread the more than twenty new routines across two weekends! That's right, opening weekend and closing weekend will each have unique burlesque performances! Don't miss this first ever dual show brought to you by Bottoms Up! We'll see you on the other side of the rabbit hole!

Tickets are $18 per person in advance and $20 at the door.

Doors open at 7:00 and show at 8:00





Beehner

May 1

VIVA LA DIVA'S
The Area's Premiere Drag Shows!


The Speakeasy is proud to present the hottest drag show in the area featuring award winning performers from across the Midwest! Performers will include award winners Dementia Jaide, Jamie Summers,and the reigning "Miss United States Icon" Dena Cass! Other award winning performers will also be joining the show! The shows always include beautiful costumes and lots of great music! This is a great girls night out!!

Tickets are $10 per person
Doors open at 7:30 and the show begins at 8:00.





Beehner

May 2

An Evening With
DAVID CASAS


Professional Magician David Casas makes his Speakeasy debut for one show on Saturday, May 2nd.

Mr. Casas' shows are award winning for their mesmerizing magic and family friendly comedy! David is well known around the Midwest for his jaw dropping dove act. There is also plenty of audience interaction in David's shows.

All tickets are $12.00 per person. Doors open at 6:00 and the show begins at 7:00. David's shows always sell out in advance so make reservations early!!





Beehner

May 8

THE MANNY LOPEZ BIG BAND


Quad City favorite Manny Lopez and his wonderful 13 piece big band will be performing all your favorites from such legendary artists as Glenn Miller, Duke Ellington, Count Basie, Henry Mancini, and Stan Kenton, just to name a few! This wonderful band includes many musicians from the Quad City area in addition to others from across the Midwest! Come enjoy two hours of the greatest hits from the big band era!

Tickets are $13 per person in advance and $16 at the door.

Doors open at 5:00
Music begins at 6:00





Beehner

May 15

THE SPEAKEASY LAUGH HARD
Stand up Comedy Show


The Speakeasy Laugh Hard is the premiere stand up comedy show in the area! Comedians have come from as far as Des Moines, Omaha, Chicago, Cedar Rapids and Iowa City to perform in this show! The line up of comics is different for every show!

Tickets are only $3 per person
Doors open at 7:30 and the show begins at 8:00.





Beehner

September 19

AN EVENING OF MENTAL MAYHEM
A Strange And Funny Mind Trip in 2 Acts!


The Speakeasy in downtown Rock Island is thrilled to be hosting acclaimed hypnotist and mind reader Dan Ladd for one show.

Dan Ladd is one of the most accomplished hypnotists and mind readers in the country! He has been fascinated by the mysteries of hypnosis and the powers of the subconscious mind for many years. He earned a certification in hypnotherapy in Las Vegas.

His show performances have been known to convulse an audience with laughter or make them gasp in amazement as he leads them on a journey through the human consciousness.

This is a two act show with the Act 1 being mind reading and Act 2 being comedy hypnosis. Audience members are in for a great time! This will the funniest show you'll ever sleep through!

Tickets are $15.00 per person in advance and $18.00 at the door.
Doors open at 7:00 and the show begins at 8:00.





Tickets for all Speakeasy shows may be purchased thru the Circa '21 ticket office at 309-786-7733, Extension 2.


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